Ozone Therapy

Ozone therapy is the application of ozone gas to the body to treat various diseases or repair wounds. Ozone gas is a colorless gas composed of three oxygen atoms (O3). Ozone therapy is considered an alternative medicine procedure. It is also used to support traditional medical procedures.

Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, ozone therapy is successful in dealing with a chronic infection that affects the body's systems in the treatment of many diseases. Ozone, which can heal wounds and fight infection, dermatological and. It is effective in dental indications. Viral, bacterial, and fungal diseases, cancer, tumors, and vascular indications are also important areas where ozone therapy is applied.

Ozone therapy increases the metabolic rate, allowing more fat to be burned. Since ozone can repair damage to insulin-producing cells, it also helps control diabetes in Type 2 diabetes patients. This treatment, which has countless benefits, also reduces depressive symptoms by increasing the production of serotonin and is also used in cosmetic procedures.

Everyone can benefit from Ozone therapy if needed, except for pregnant women, high blood pressure patients, those with advanced anemia or blood diseases, hyperthyroid patients, asthma patients who are allergic to ozone, and people who have recently had a heart attack.

How Is Ozone Therapy Performed?

Ozone can be introduced into the body by various methods. The most preferred method is to transmit the ozone gas to the body through the blood. 100 cc of blood is taken from the vein and blended with the pure ozone, which is produced in special ozone devices and then given back to the vein. The ozone can also be injected intramuscularly, applied directly into the joint, given directly on open wounds, or administered rectally. The doctor performs the required dose with the method s/he finds suitable for the patient.

What Are the Side Effects of Ozone Therapy? 

Ozone therapy can be done in any season of the year. It is a painless procedure. 

Ozone therapy has very few side effects. Side effects mostly develop due to the administration of high doses of ozone more than the antioxidant capacity of the patient. For executing a quality ozone treatment, it is necessary to start with a low dosage and gradually increase it.